GemStone Systems will deliver high-speed data access and distribution
capabilities on Intel's financial services technology platform. GemFire
on Intel for Financial Services (GIFS) combines software, hardware,
tools and services to provide a scalable, high throughput, low-latency
solution to improve data reliability, manageability and availability.
deploying GemFire Enterprise Data Fabric (EDF) on Intel technology, the
GIFS solution delivers infrastructure scalability and compute and data
throughput to improve data access and analysis and ensure continuous
application and data availability. GemFire EDF provides reliable,
low-latency data distribution to intelligently route crucial data
elements across multiple applications, enabling improved and timely
decision making. The advanced data fabric complements Intel's
next-generation technology portfolio, created to enhance the
performance, manageability and efficiency of systems. GIFS offers
financial organizations a comprehensive solution to address diverse
needs at all levels of an organization.
GIFS is a highly-tested,
scalable solution that is ideally suited for large scale clusters and
grids, providing improved throughput, exceptional performance and
enhanced system management capabilities for mission-critical
environments such as trading, market-data and risk computation
infrastructures. This product, services and technology collaboration
supplies a solution that delivers a data and hardware platform
advantage with measurable performance tuning and monitoring benefits.
is committed to introducing and driving innovative, advanced technology
to the market enabling organizations to efficiently analyze huge
volumes of data in shorter periods of time," said Eric Doyle, director
of financial services at Intel Corp. "Our enhanced hardware offerings
such as 64-bit computing and Intel's I/O Acceleration Technology (I/O
AT) augment the sophisticated data infrastructure solution in GemFire."
The GIFS solution delivers essential services and unique differentiators to financial organizations, including:
- Low-latency management of large data volumes on a 64-bit and multi-core processor platform.
- High speed data distribution layered on I/O Acceleration Technology.
- Sophisticated high availability models and system management framework.
- Tool-set for optimizing performance in native environments.
- Collaboration and explicitly mapped Intel and GemStone technologies.
represents the first step in what we anticipate to be a long-term
collaborative relationship with Intel," said Juan Menendez, senior vice
president of business development at GemStone Systems. "By combining
the high-speed data distribution and access provided by GemFire EDF
with Intel's best-in-breed hardware offerings, we can deliver a
solution that enables customers to compete and operate more
effectively. The power and flexibility of GIFS ensures its
applicability across numerous functions in front, middle and back
offices, delivering a comprehensive solution that will benefit any
customer moving to implement an Intel based trading solution."
and Intel will demonstrate GIFS for trading and risk management at the
Securities Industry Association Technology Management Conference, June
20-22 in New York.